[CentOS] Recommendation for a Linux alternative to Centos - ATH9K disaster

Thu Jan 27 07:56:19 UTC 2011
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Always Learning wrote:

> Thanks for the explanation. Now I know why locate never usually worked
> for me - it hadn't updated.
> find is fast, especially when I restrict the search paths.

But locate is faster still, in all but the smallest of cases.  I'd only tend
to use find if I had reason to think that changes had made the locate database
invalid.  locate with a regexp is plain good and fast.